August weather forecast and climate
Mugalivakkam, India

August, the same as July, in Mugalivakkam, India, is another tropical rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature varying between 27.5°C (81.5°F) and 33.5°C (92.3°F).

Temperature

In Mugalivakkam, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 33.5°C (92.3°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a scorching 42.9°C (109.2°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

In Mugalivakkam, the average relative humidity is 65%.

Rainfall

In August, in Mugalivakkam, India, the rain falls for 24.3 days. Throughout August, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Mugalivakkam, there are 169.2 rainfall days, and 825mm (32.48") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Mugalivakkam, the average length of the day in August is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In Mugalivakkam, the average sunshine in August is 10.4h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Mugalivakkam?

In August, the average high-temperature is 33.5°C (92.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in August is estimated at 42.9°C (109.2°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Mugalivakkam?

The average relative humidity in August in Mugalivakkam, India, is 65%.

How many days does it rain in August in Mugalivakkam?

In Mugalivakkam, India, in August, during 24.3 rainfall days, 105mm (4.13") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Mugalivakkam have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Mugalivakkam, India, is 12.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Mugalivakkam?

The average sunshine in August in Mugalivakkam, India, is 10.4h.

How high is the UV index in August in Mugalivakkam?

In Mugalivakkam, India, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 33.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (36.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.6°C).

Average pressure in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average pressure in August: 1005.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1004.2mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average wind speed in August: 14.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (17.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (11.6km/h).

Average humidity in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average humidity in August: 65%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (58%).

Average rainfall in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 105mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (191mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 24.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (25 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.4 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.8h).
Months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2).

Average sunshine days in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (25.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (3.5 days).

Average UV index in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average cloud cover in August: 42

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 13).

Average visibility in August - Mugalivakkam, India
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).